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Bantry ; and has had issue— Edward Egerton Leigh-White,
Esq., J. P. and D.L. (to whom refer) ; and Margaret Eliza-
beth Esrerton [m. 1899, Lt.-Col. Richard Oliver Marton,
C.M.G., D.S.O., R.A.]; 2nd, 1889, Violet Cecil Mary, sec.
d. of Col. Alfred Tippinge of Longparish House, Whit-
church, Hants. ; and has issue -Cecil Egerton Leigh, Esq.,
Capt. late The Buffs, b. 1890 [m. 1915, Gladys, d. of the
late H. D. Burnes, of Berkeley, Faversham, Kent; and
has issue— Piers Egerton Leigh, Gentleman, b. 1918] ; and
Cynthia Egerton. Seats— Jodrell Hall, Holmes Chapel ;
Twemlow Hall, Holmes Chapel, Chester. Res.— 2oCadogan
Place, S.W. Clubs— Arthur's, Cavalry.

Son of Edward Egerton Leigh, Esq., J. P. co.

Gloucester, late Lieut. 2nd Dragoon Gds., Alderman

Gloucestershire County Council, b. 1851 ; d. 1913 ; m.

1874, Laura Maud, ygst. d. of Sir Henry Edwards,

Bart., of Pye Nest, Halifax:—
Henry Egerton Leigh, Gentleman, b. 1877 ; in. T910, Norah
Louisa, eldest d. of Evan T. Prichard of Donnington
Manor, co. Gloucestershire ; and has issue— Arthur Richard
Egerton Leigh, Gentleman, b. 1910 ; Roger John Egerton
Leigh, Gentleman, b. 1925 ; and Joan Marjory Egerton.
./?£.,-. — Broad well Manor House, Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos.

The Late ROGER LEIGH, Esq., Lord of the
Manor of Orrell, in co. Lancaster, J. P. Kent and
Lancashire, M.P. for Rochester 1880 to 1885. Born
April 27, 1840, being the adopted son of the late
Sir Robert Holt Leigh, Bart., of Hindley Hall. He
s. to the estates in 1868, under the will of Sir R. Holt
Leigh, Bart. , at the death of Thomas, Lord Kingstown (who
had a life interest in them). Armorial bearings— Gules,
a cross engrailed argent, between four lozenges ermine,
for distinction a :anton or. Mantling gules and argent ;
and for his Crest, upon a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion
gules, holding between the paws a lozenge argent, charged
with a rose gules, and chargi-d on t'ne shoulder tor distinction
with a cross patee or. Married, 1st, May 29, 1861, Elizabeth
Jane (who died Julv 30, 1884), eldest daughter of Thomas
Eden Blackwell, 91st Royal Argyllshire Highlanders, and
granddau. of Gen. Blackwell, C.B. ; and by her had Issue—
Margaret Caroline [in. 1896, Henry John Ellis]; Amabel
Frances Louisa, deceased ; Mary Etheldreda ; and Emma
Lindsay. He married secondly, 1885, Agatha Elizabeth,
only dau. of the late Alfred Shaw, and died 1924. Seat
—Hindley Hall, Wigan.

LEIGH (H. Coll., 6 March 1811). Gules, a cross en-
grailed argent, in the first quarter a lion rampant or, and
fn the second a lozenge of the second. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a lozenge
gules, charged with a unicorn's head couped argent, armed
and crined or.

Son of William Leigh. Esq., J. P. co. Gloucester, b.

1829 ; d. 1906 ; m. 1859, Mary Victoria, d. of Thomas

Jarrett of Madras, Barrister-at-Law: —

Henry Vincent Leigh, Gentleman, formerly Lord of the

Manors of Nympsfield, Kingstanley, Woodchester, and

Frocester, Lay Rector of Frocester, b. 1867. Res.—

5 Grey F. iars, Chester.



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LEIGH-BENNETT of Thorpe Place (Roy. Lie, 1913,
H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, azure, three demi-lions
rampant argent, on a chief of the last, three hurts (Bennett) ;
2 and 3, or, on a chevron sable, three lions rampant argent
(Leigh). Mantling azure and argent. Crests— 1. out of
an antique crown or, a lion's head argent, charged with a
hurt (Bennett) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, on a mount
vert, a lion couchant argent (Leigh). Motto — " Dux vitae
ratio."

Son of Henry Currie Leigh-Bennett, Esq., of Thorpe

Place, Surrey, J. P., D.L., M.P., b. 1852; d. 1903;

m. 1878, Florence Nightingale, d. of Thomas Miller

Mackay : —
Henry Wo'.ley Leigh- Bennett, Gentleman, B.A. Oxon.,
Barr.-at-Law, served Great War 1916-19 as Lieut. Cold-
stream Gds., b. 1880; m. igo7, Elma Rose, ygst. d. of
Conidr. George Edward Price, late R.N. ; and has had
issue — Arthur John Leigh-Bennett, Gentleman, b. 1919 ;
d. 1923; Barbara; Diana Mary; Julia; and Elizabeth
Anne. Seats — Thorpe Place, Chertsey ; Donnington Grove,
Newbury. Clubs — Carlton, Guards'.

LEIGH-CLARE (Armsof Clare, H.Coll. , Dec. 30, 1846).
Argent, a chevronel gules, between two chevronels azure,
on a chief dancettee of the last, a goat's head erased between
two crosses patonce or. Mantling azure and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a millrind fessewise or,
thereon a cock with wings expanded gules. Motto
" Vigilante."

Sons of Octavius Leigh Leigh-Clare, B.A. , Barrister-at-

Law, M.P. , Vice-Chancellor of County Palatine of

Lancaster, b. 1841 ; m. 1st, 1868, Harriet (d. 1885),

d. of William Huson of Liverpool ; 2nd, 1889, Jane

Maria, dau. of James Wigan of Mortlake, Surrey : —

Gerald Leigh Leigh-Clare, Gentleman, b. 1881 ; m. 19 13.

Dorothy, only d. of Frederick Homes, cf Winchester.

Res. — Wayside, Beacon Way, Banstead, Surrey.

Harry James Leigh Leigh-Clare, Gentleman, b. 1891.
Res. — Ceylon.

Cedric Octavius Leigh Leigh-Clare, Gentleman, b. 1896.
Res. — 60 Lansdowne Road, W.u.

LEIGH-MALLORY of Mobberley (R.L., Oct. 6, 1914-
H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, or, a lion rampant,
double queued gules collared argent, a canton azure,
charged for distinction with a cross patee of the field
(for Mallory) ; 2 and 3 (for Leigh). Mantling gules
and or. Crests — On a wreath of the colours, a horse's
head couped gules, charged for distinction with a cross
patee as in the arms (for Mallory) ; and the Crest of
Leigh. Motto — " Force avec vertu."

Son of Rev. George Mallory, Rector of Mobberley,
b. 1806 ; m. 1836, as his second wife, Henrietta
(d. 1892), d. of Trafford Trafford, Esq., of Oughtring-
ton Hall, Cheshire, and d. 1885 : —
Rev. Herbert Leigh Leigh-Mallory (formerly Mallory),
Clerk in Holy Orders, M.A. Trin. Coll. Camb., Rector
of Dodleston, Cheshire, b. 1856; m. 1882, Annie
Beridge, d. of Rev. J. B. Jebb, of Walton Lodge, co.
Derby ; and has issue — ( 1 ) George Herbert Leigh
Leigh-Mallory, Lieut, (ret.) R.G.A., b. 1886 [m. 1914,
Ruth Christina, d. of H. T. Turner, Esq., of Westbrook,
Godalming ; and has surv. issue — John Leigh-Mallory,
b. 1920 ; Frances Clare ; and Beridge] ; (2) Trafford
Leigh Leigh Mallory, b. 1892 [m. , Doris, d. of

Edward Sawyer, and has issue — Thomas Leigh-Mallory,
Gentleman, b. 1916; and Jacqueline] ; Mary Henrietta
[m. 1914, Francis Ralph Russel Brooke, Major R.G.A.,
and has issue]; Annie Victoria [m. 1910, Harry Longridge.
son of Charles Longridge, Esq., J. P., of Kilrie, Knuts-
ford, and has issue]. Seat — Hobcroft House, Mobberley,
Cheshire. Res. — Dodleston Rectory, Chester.

LEIGH-WHITE (R.L., 26 July 1897, U.O.). Quarterly,
1 and 4, gules, an annulet or, within a bordure sable, charged
with estoiles of the second, on a canton ermine, a lion
rampant of the third (White) ; 2 and 3, or, a lion rampant
gules (Leigh). Mantling gules and or. Crests— 1. on a
wreath of the colours, a stork argent, beaked and membered
or (White); 2. on a wreath of the colours, a cubit arm
vested paly of five or and sable, cuffed argent, the hand
proper, grasping the upper and lower fragments of a broken
tilting-spear, the point downwards proper. Mottoes —
(Over second crest), "Force avec vertu"; (under arms),
" The noblest motive is the public good." Livery — Claret
and drab.



Son of Egerton Leigh of High Leigh, Cheshire {q.v. ),

b. 1843; m. 1st, 1874, Lady Elizabeth Marv Gore

White (d. 1880,) d. of William Henry, 3rd Earl of

Bantry : —

The late Edward Egerton Leigh-White, Esq., J. P. and

D.L. co. Cork (High Sheriff 1903), B.A. (Oxon.), b. 1876;

d. 1920 ; m. 1904, Arethusa Flora Gartside, d. of Peter

Duff Hawker ; and left issue — Clodagh Elizabeth. Maude ,

and Rachel Veronica Rose. Seat — Bantry House, Bantry,

co. Cork.

LEIGH- WOOD (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, or, a
cross gules, in the first and fourth quarters a lion's face and
in the second and third an acorn leaved and slipped azure
(Wood) ; 2 and 3, gules, on a chevron argent between three
lozenges or, each charged with a fleur-de-lys azure, three
roses of the field (for Leigh), and is entitled to bear on an




escutcheon of pretence, argent, guttee-de-poix, thiee bulls'
heads erased sable, each transfixed with a sword in pale
points upwards proper, pommels and hilts,or (for Turnbull).
Mantling gules and or. Crests — 1. on a wreath of the
colours, a demi-winged lion salient or, holding in the fore-
paws a club sable (for Wood) ; 2. issuant from a coronet
composed of five roses set upon a rim or, a bull's head
gules (for Leigh). Badge — A club sable, enfiled by a
coronet composed of five roses set upon a rim or. Motto —
" Have courage."

Son of lames William Wood, of Plymouth, b. 1839 ;
d. 1916 ; m. 1864, Ellen, d. of James Barton, Gentle-
man of Taunton : —
Sir James William Leigh- Wood, K. B. E. (mil.) (1919),
C.B. (mil.) 1918, CM G. 1902, Lt.-Col. in H.M. Army
(ret.), Kt. of Grace of the Order of the Hospital of St. John
of Jerusalem 1919, Commander of the Order of Leopold II.
1916, b. 1870; m. 1900, Joanna Elizabeth, d. of Walter
Turnbull, Gentleman, ot Wellington, New Zealand, and
has issue — Roger Leigh-Wood, Esq., b. rgo6 ; and Mary
[m. 1927, William Heathcote Tatham, Esq., Captain R. E.
(ret.)]. Res. — 24 Great Cumberland Place, W. Clubs —
Brooks's, Oriental, City of London.

LEIGHTON of Wattlesborough (Vn. Shropshire, 1623)
Quarterly, 1. quarterly, per fesse indented or and gules
(Leighton) ; 2. argent, three boars' heads couped close sable
(Cambrey) ; 3. azure, a lion rampant queue-fourchee or
(Stapleton) ; 4. argent, a wyvern sable (Drake) ; 5. or, three
bendlets gules; 6. azure, three escallops or (Mallett) ; 7.
azure, a chevron ermine between three fleurs-de-lys of the
same (Burgh) ; 8. or, a lion rampant gules within a bordure
engrailed sable (William, Lord of Mawddwy, fourth son of
Griffith ap Wenunwin, Prince of Powis); 9. gules, a lion
rampant within a bordure indented or (Theodor) ; 10. or, a



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raven sable (Corbet); 11. gules, a bend between six pears
erect or, stalked and leaved vert (Clopton) ; 12. quarterly,
per fesse indented gules and or, in the first quarter a lion
passant guardant argent (Besyn). Mantling gules and or.
Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a wyvern with wings
expanded sable. Motto — " Dread shame."

Son cf Sir Bryan Baldwyn Mawddwy Leighton, 9th

Bart., of Wattlesborough, Major Westmorland and

Cumberland Imp. Yeo. , b. 1868; d 1919; m. 1890,

Margaret Frances (Loton Park, Shrewsbury), d. of

Major John Fletcher Fletcher of Salton Hall, co.

Haddington : —

Sir Richard Tihel Leighton, 10th Bart, of Wattlesborough

(10 March 1693), J. P. Salop, Major Shropshire Yeo., late

Lieut. Westmorland and Cumberland Yeo. , b. 1893. Seat

Loton Park, nr. Shrewsbury. Clubs Bath, Bucks.

Son of Sir Baldwin Leighton, 8th Bart., D.L., M.P.,
M.A., b, 1836; d. 1897; m. 1864, Hon. Eleanor
Leicester- Warren (d. 1914), d. of 2nd Lord de Tabley : —
Cuthbert Leicester- Warren, Esq. (q.v. ).

Son of Stanley Leighton, Esq., of Sweeney Hall, co.
Salop, M.A., J.P., D.L., M.P., b. 1837; d. 1901 ; m.
1873, Jessie Marie, d. and coh. of H. B. Williams- Wynn
of Nant-y-Meiched, co. Montgomery : —
Bertie Edward Parker Leighton , Esq. , Major late 1st Dra-
goons, served S. Africa and Great War, b. 1875. Seat —
Sweeney Hall, Oswestry, co. Salop.

Yr. son of Rev. Francis Leighton, Rector of Cardiston,

co. Salop, b. 1801 ; d. 1870; m. 1829, Catherine, d. of

Samut 1 Amy Severne : —

Capt. Edward William Forester Leighton, formerly 9th

Regt., b. 1839 ; m. 1886, Beatrice Jane, d. of John Eyre of

Eyrecourt Castle, co. Galway ; and has issue— Charlton

Dudley Forester Leighton, Esq., Capt. late The Cameronians

b. 1887 [m. 1921, Doris Hastings, only d. of W. Hastings

Barber of 22 Alexandra Court, Queen's Gate. S.W.] ; and

Olga Beatrice [m. 1920, Frank Jay Mackey]. Res. — 40

Brompti n Square, S.W. Club — Naval and Military.

LEIGHTON (H. Coll., 18 Nov. 1837). Argent, a lion
rampant gules, supporting between the paws a sword erect
proper, pommel and hilt or, a chief embattled azure,
thereon a plate (representing the Seringapatam medal)
between two leopards' faces gold. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — Out of a mural crown argent, a tiger's
head vert, striped and crowned with an Eastern crown or.
Motto—" Light on."

Sons of David Clarance Russel Leighton, Esq., H.M's.
Indian Civil Service, b. 1826; d. 1911 ; m. 1849, J ane ?
d. of Capt. Andrew Creagh of Limerick : —
David Edmund William Leighton, Esq., b. 1851 ; vi.

. Res.—
Clarance Frank Leighton, Gentleman, b. 1859 ; m. 1893,
Jessie, d. of late John Frank Mieville of Duncroft, Staines ;
and has issue — David Leighton, Gentleman, b. 1900;
Jessica Maude May [m. , Richard C. Marchant] ;

and Jeannie Claudine [m. Vincent Reynolds Woodland].
Res. — 8 Nevern Square, S.W. 5.

LEIR, see WILKINS-LEIR.

LEIR of Ditcheat (H. Coll., 18 Jan. 1913). Azure, a fesse
flory counterflory between three unicorns' heads erased or.
Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a demi-unicorn, supporting between the legs a
sceptre erect, all gold. Motto — " Le Lierrelie longs liens."
Son of Rev. William Marriott Leir, M.A. , of Ditcheat,
b. 1805 ; d. 1891 ; m. 1840, Mary Ann, onlyd. of Edward
Langford : —
Major-Gen. Richard Langford Leir-Carltton [q.v. ).
Sons of Rev. Charles Edward Leir, M.A., Rector of
Ditcheat, b. 1842; d. 1924; m. 1871, Frances Mary,
eld. d. of Rev. Thomas Fox, Rector of Templecombe,
Somerset —
Hugh Musgrave Leir, Gentleman, b. 1881.
Ernest William Leir, Esq., D.S.O., Capt. R.N., Comdr.
Portsmouth destroyer Res. Flotilla since 1926, b. 1883 ;
m. 1905, Muriel, d. of Rev. E. Amyatt-Burney. Res. — 33
Auckland Road West, Southsea.

Son of Col. William Leir, 4th Batt. Somerset Lt. Inf.,
J. P. cos. Somerset and Devon, b. 1845; d. 1918 ; m.
1874, Anna Maria, d. of Robert Brown of Giffville,
Stafford :—
William Hubert Leir, Esq., Capt. East Kent Regt., b.
1885. Res.— 7 Catherine Place, Bath.

Sons of Rev. Lewis Randolph Marrictt Leir, M.A.



Oxon, Rector of Charlton Musgrove, b. i860; d. 1914 ;
m. 1890, Rosamond Frederica, d. of Major H. C.
Marriott of Avonbank, Pershore: —
Randolph Marriott Leir, Gentleman, B.A. (Oxon.), b.
1894. Res. —

Richard Thomas Marriott Leir, Gentleman, b. i8c y 6
Res.—

Robert Beckett Marriott Leir, Gentleman, b. 1903.
Res. — Charlton, Goodrich, Herefordshire.

Major-General RICHARD LANGFORD LEIR-
CARLETON, J. P. cos. of Somerset and Hants., Lord
of the Manor of Alhampton ; assumed the additiona
surname of Carleton by Royal Licence 1899. Born
Aug. 2i, 1841, being the eldest son of the late Rev.
William Marriott Leir, M.A. , Clerk in Holy Orders, of
Ditcheat Priory, Somerset, by his wife Mary Ann, only d.
of Edward Langford of Trungle Manor, Cornwall. Ar-
morial bearings (of Leir) — Azure, a fesse flory counter-
flory between three unicorns' heads erased or, and
upon an escutcheon of pretence for and in right of his
wife (Baroness Dorchester) the arms of Carleton, viz. er-
mine, on a bend sable, three pheons argent, the escut-
cheon being surmounted by the coronet of her rank.
Mantling azure and or. Crest (of Leir) — On a wreath
of the colours, a demi-unicorn, supporting be. ween the
legs a sceptre erect, all gold. Upon the sinister side of
his achievement is displayed that of the Raroness Dorchester,
viz. on a lozenge, surmounted by the coronet of her rank,
the above-mentioned arms of Carleton ; and for Sup-
porters, on either side a beaver proper, the dexter gorged
with a mural and the sinister with a naval coronet, both or.
Married, Nov. 10, 1887, the Rt. Hon. Hemietta Anne
(who died 1925), 1st Baroness Dorchester of Dorchester, co.
Oxford (creation, Aug. 2, 1899), who assumed for herself
and her issue the surname and arms of Carleton only. She
was the elder dau. and coh. of the Rt. Hon. Guy Carleton,
3rd Baron Dorchester (creation, Aug. 21, 1776), cousin of
the 4th Baron Dorchester, who d. Nov. 13, 1897, and
widow (by whom she had issue) of the late Francis Paynton
Pigott (properly Pigott-Stainsby-Conant) of Banbury, co.
Oxford. Seat — Ditcheat Priory, co. Somerset.

LEITH, see FORBES-LEI IH.

LEITH of Newcastle-on-Tyne (H. Coll.). Azure, a

fesse between, in chief a cross crosslet fitchee between

two crescents, and in base three lozenges all or. Mantling

azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,

issuant from clouds proper, a crescent or, in front of a

cross crosslet fitchee sable. Motto — " Veritas ad finem."

Son of Walter Leith, of Manor House, Ashby-de-

la-Zouch, b. 1825 ; d. 1880 ; m. 1857, Alice, d. of

William Jortin of Woolley Lodge, Berks. : —

Sir Alexander Leith, 1st Bart. (1919), M.C., Capt. (ret.)
Northumberland Hussars Yeo., J. P., D.L., and (1923)
High Sheriff Northumberland, b. 1869; m. 1895, Mary-
Caroline, d. of James McGwire of Boston, U.S.A.
Seat — Grey Court, Riding Mill, Northumberland.
Res. — Springfieid House. Gosforth, Northumberland.
Clubs— White's, Arthur's, Carlton.

LEITH-BUCHANAN (matric. L.O., 22 June 1904,
regd. H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, or, a c.oss cross. et
fitchee sable between three crescents in chief and as many
fusils in base gules (Leith, c. 1672-7) ; 2. or, a lion rampant
sable, holding in its dexter paw a man's heart proper, within
a double tressure flory counterflory of the second, a bordure
compony argent and azure (Buchanan); 3. quarterly, i.
argent, a lion rampant gules, armed or ; ii. or, a dexter
hand couped in fesse holding a cross crosslet fitchee in pale
gules ; iii. or, a lymphad, oars in saltire sable, and in base
undy vert, a salmon naiant argent ; iiii. argent, an oak-tree
vert, surmounted by an eagle displayed or, the third grand
quarter within a border invected gules (Macdonald). Mant-
lings— Dexter, gules, doubled or ; sinister, sable, doubled
or. Crests — Dexter, on a wreath of the liveries, a cross
crosslet fitchee sable (Motto — "Trusty to the end");
sinister, on a wreath of his liveries, a dexter hand holding
a sword (Motto — " God with my right ").

Eld. son of Sir Alexander Wellesley George Thomas

Leith-Buchanan, 5th Bart., J. P. and D.L. Dum-

bartonsh., b. 1866; d. 1925; m. 1888, Maude Mary,

d. of Alexander Grant of Glasgow : —

Sir George Hector Macdonald Leith-Buchanan, 6th Bart.

(21 Nov. 1775), b. 1889. Seat — Ross Priory, Balloch, co.

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LEITRIM, Earl cf, see CLEMENTS.

JOHN LEITH-ROSS, Esq., J. P. Aberdeenshire, formerly
Col. commanding the King's Own Scottish Borderers, Col.
commanding 20th Regimental District 1896-1902. Born
April 16, 1845, being the eldest son of the late John Leith-
Ross, Esq., of Arnage, J. P., by his wife Nicola, dan. of the
late William Arbuthnot of Dens. Armorial bearings —
Quarterly, 1 and 4, or, three water-bougets sa 1 le, a bordure
of the second ; 2 and 3, quarterly, i. and iiii. or, a cross cross-
let fitch^e sable, between three crescents in chief and as many
fusils in base barwise gules, all within a bordure azure (for
Leithof Freefield); ii. andiii. azure, a stag trippant or, attired
and unguled gules (for Strachan of Glenkindie). Upon the
escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a
Mantling gules, doul led argent ; and for his Crest, on
a cap of maintenance, a water-bouget sable. Mottoes
(above the crest) — "Agnoscar eventu ; " (below the shield)
" Virtue have virtue." A fa rried, Oct. 1878, Janet Forbes,
dau. of the late William Lamond of Stranduff ; and has had
Issue — (1) John Leith-Ross, Gentleman, b. 1879 (<£ 1880) ;
(2) William Leith-Ross, Esq., M.C., Major 5th Batt 13th
Frontier Force Rifles, I. A., b. Nov. 14, 1884 \m. 1914,
Elizabeth, d. of the late George Martin Stewart of Cupar,
Fife, and has issue — 2 daus. {Address— c/o Messrs Grindlay
& Co. London)] ; and Elena Violet \m. 1910, Stuart Graham
Smith, Esq., M.D., and has issue]. Seat— Arnage Castle,
Ellon, N.B.

LE MESURIER (H. Coll., confirmed and exemplified
1780). Argent, on a chevron between three dexter hands
couped at tli3 wrist gules, as many bezants. Mantling




gules and argent. Crest-On a wreath of the colours a
falcon rising proper, wings or. Motto— "Je suis loyal "'
Eld. son 01 Rev. John Cortlandt William Le Mesurier
^.1869; d. 1923; m. 1895, Marie Eugenie, d. of
Lieut. -Gen. Sir F. Middleton, K.C.M.G C B •—
IJohn Frederick Ronald Le Mesurier, Esq ' M C " Cant
(ret.) Lanes. Fus J 1896 ; m. 1922, Esrne Kathleen,*

Trf w °^K he latC Ch T ? rleS Pe " c y Dean > of Yarmouth
l.O. W, and has issue -Peter John Middleton Le Mesurier
Gentleman b 1928. Res.-Les Mouriaux, Alderney. C I
Club— J nn. Naval and Military. "

Sons of Col. Cecil Brooke Le Mesurier, C B. Order of
the Savtour (Greece), b. 1831 ; d. 1911 ; ' m . l8s4 ,
Contessa Nicohna Zangarsh: —
Cecil John Reginald Le Mesurier, Gentleman b

R".ain a lH J p T 1 f't^w Le N ° jr ' and h * S ^~

Reginald Frederick Le Mesurier, Gentleman, *. • and

Beatrice [m. John Manson, and has issue] Res —

Harry BrcokeLe Mesurier, Gentleman, b. 1862'; m i88q
? ma ' n ° r », Simmons, and has issue-George
James Brooke Le Mesurier, Gentleman, b. 1886 \m 188,
has issue]; Basil Guy Le Mesurier, Gentleman.*. i88g 3
\m. and has ,ssue] ; Beryl E. E. N. C. [m. and has issue] ;



Phyllis [w. Baird, and has issue] ; Psyche Hope

\m. Reavelly, and has issue] ; and Doris. Res. —

Sons of Thomas Maunsel Le Mesurier, Gentleman,

b. 1837 ; d. ; m. 1864, Mary Sheppard : —

Walter Frederick Le Mesurier, Gentleman, b. 1867 ;

'"• . Res.—

Ernest Cecil Le Mesurier, Gentleman, b. 1870 ; m. 1894,
Arabella Swain, and has issue. Res.— California, Catterick
Camp, nr. Richmond, Yorkshire.

Rev. Thomas Gerald Le Mesurier, b. 1874 ; m. ,and

has issue. Res.— St. Saviour's, Claremont, Cape of Good
Hope.

Son of Col. Andrew Alfred Le Mesurier, C. B. , King's
Liverpool Regt., b. 1837; d. 1894; m. , Kate

Vyse : —
George Griffin Le Mesurier, Gentleman, b. ; m. 189^,

and has issue. Res. —

Frederick HenryStewart Le Mesurier, Gentleman. Res.-
Son of Col. Frederick Augustus Le Mesurier, C.B.,
R.E. , b. ; d. ; m. , Louisa Brown: —

Rev. Sydney Le Mesurier, b. ; m. and has issue.

Res. — Cooden, Bexhill-on-Sea.

LE MEE-POWER (R.L., 9 May 1919 ; H. Coll.). Quar-
terly, 1 and 4, ermine, on a bend sable, between two
bezants, a cross potent or (for Power) ; 2 and 3, argent,
six mascles, three, two and one gules, on a chief dancettee
of the second, three cross crosslets fitchee of the field.




Mantlings sable and argent (Power); gules and argent
(Mee). Crests — On a wreath of the colours, a stag lodged
gules, between the attires gold, a cross potent as in the
arms (for Power) ; and on a wreath of the colours, upon
a mount vert, between two oak branches, a stag's head




couped proper, charged on the neck with a mascle as in
the arms (for Mee). Badges — 1. a hunting-horn or, issuant
from a mascle gules (for^Mee) ; 2. upon a mount vert, an



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ermine proper, all within a circlet composed of bezants
and crosses potent conjoined or (for Power). Mottoes —
" A poher " ; " Derige me Domine." Livery — Black, with
gold buttons,

2nd son of John Cowper M£e, of East Retford, and of
Wheatley Field, Notts., b. 1820 ; d. 1873 ; m. 1856,
Marion, d. of Henry Power, of Chapel House, Ather-
stone, co. Warwick : —
Charles John Cowper Le M6e-Power, Esq., F.L.S.,
F.R.A.S., J. P. co. Warwick, b. 1861 ; assumed by Deed
Poll 15 August 1926, the surname of Le M^e-Power ; m.
1909, Margaret Brit;it, d. of Thomas Comm erf ord Dawson,
Sheriff for life of Lincoln, co. Ontario, Canada ; and has
had issue — (1) Colin Adrian Cowper Le M^e- Power, Gen-
tleman, b. 1910 ; (2) John Cowper Le M^e-Power,
Gentleman; (3) Dominic Charles Cowper Le Mee- Power,
Gentleman (twin), b. 1912 ; d. 1927; (4) Thomas Hugh
Cowper Le Mee- Power, Gentleman, b. 1914. Res. — Villa
Poggio Ponente, Bordighera, Italy. Clubs — Badminton,
Colombo, and Kandy (Ceylon).

LE MARCHANT(H. Coll., 27 May 1689). Azure, a
chevron or, between three owls argent, legged of the second.
Mantling azure and or. Crest — Out of a ducal coronet ,
an owl's leg erect or. Motto — " Me minerva lucet."

Sons of Sir Henry Denis Le Marchant , 2nd Bart. , J. P. ,
M.A. (Oxoti.), Bar.-at-Law, b. 1839 ; d. 1915 ; m. 1869,
Hon. Sophia Strutt, d. of Edward, Lord Belper : —



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